"Ethnography, often paraphrased as "participant observation," is a mode of deriving knowledge about particular, local worlds through direct engagement with their peoples and ways of life. As a mode of inquiry, it is primarily associated with the discipline of anthropology, the comparative study of human societies and cultures that took definitive shape as a scholarly field in the early years of the twentieth century." New Dictionary of the History of Ideas.
Welcome to the Libguide for Anthropology M09. This guide has been created to help you learn about a variety of resources useful for conducting research on the biological and socio-cultural aspects of sexuality and gendered experiences with a focus on gender focused social movements.
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